Mick Walker

Mick WalkerMick is a fascinating character with a wealth of show business experience. In the 60’s he worked in various bands such as The Redcaps playing bass and gradually introducing his own brand of stand-up comedy into the shows. In 1966 Mick managed Birmingham’s famous “Rum Runner Club” where he produced and presented shows with such artists as Tom Jones, The Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry and Lulu to name but a few.

In 1969 Mick formed his own Comedy Jazz Trio doing a 10-month season at the Pigalle Club in London’s Piccadilly and then touring the British Cabaret Circuit. During this time, due to is long standing interest and participation in Amateur Boxing, Mick started to fit in film and T.V. stunt work whenever possible.

After finishing a cabaret season on the Cruise Liner Q.E.ll, which sailed from New York to the Caribbean, the trio returned to Britain where upon Mick suffered serious injuries falling from a cliff in the North of England, and the act broke up. After six months in the hospital Mick went into the rock band management and production industry in England and Europe and eventually South America, where he spent 2 years based in Bogotá Columbia. He returned to England in 1976 and began working for John Reid Enterprises as personal bodyguard for Elton John, Freddie Mercury and Kiki Dee. Mick moved to Spain’s Costa Del Sol in 1982 as head of entertainments for the Pontinental Holiday Circuit. Two years later Mick moved back to England working as a stand-up comedian and doing various. T.V shows for the BBC with Tom O’ Connor doing comedy character parts, and working the cabaret circuit until 1987 when he returned to Spain and successfully managed various hotels and clubs. Mick is now back in Britain and is in great demand on the corporate/after dinner circuit specialising in sporting dinners.